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Noun: Magi  mey-jI or ,ma-jI
  1. (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them
    - Wise Men
Noun: magus (magi)  mey-gus
  1. A magician or sorcerer of ancient times
     
  2. A member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, magician, necromancer, non-Christian priest, priest, sorcerer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, wizard

Encyclopedia: Magi

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